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12:00 pm

Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations: Florida Stories

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lindsey Davis Community Center, 1550 W 28th Street
Riviera Beach, FL 33404 United States

Join Dr. Kitty Oliver for this multimedia program blends lively cross-cultural stories, research and discussion on coming of age with integration in ethnically diverse Florida in a 21st Century dialogue on race in a non-confrontational way. Drawing on an archive of over 125 oral histories of Blacks, Whites, Hispanics, Asians...

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5:00 pm

State, Local, and National Campaigns: The Civil Rights Movement in Florida

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, 400 N Ashley Drive, Cube 200
Tampa, FL 33602 United States

The idea that race relations in Florida did not experience the tumult that other Deep South states did during the civil rights movement dominate popular perception. This presentation examines the concept of “Florida exceptionalism” in relation to the black freedom struggle and places the Sunshine State into its proper regional...

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